Dragons Duo In NYC Team Of The Year

St George Illawarra Dragons National Youth Competition team duo Addin Fonua-Blake and Drew Hutchison have both been named in the NYC Team of the Year for 2014.

The Dragons pair have both been named in the 17-man team unveiled at Rugby League Central, Moore Park on Tuesday.

Dragons NYC co-captain Addin Fonua-Blake has played throughout the forward-pack this season and and is in the midst of his second season with the Under 20’s team.

Fonua-Blake recently earned his first opportunity to represent the Illawarra Cutters in the NSW Cup as well as re-signing for an additional two season with the Dragons.

Additionally, Dragons NYC five-eighth Drew Hutchison was named in the NSW Blues U20 State of Origin team which defeated the Queensland Maroons earlier this season and has represented the Illawarra Cutters in the NSW Cup.

The local Albion Park Oak Flats Eagles junior also recenty agreed to re-sign for a further three seasons with the Club.
 

No.

Position

Player Name

Club

work/study

1

Fullback

Jake Mamo

Newcastle Knights

Certificate 4 Small Business Traineeship

2

Wing

Valentine Holmes

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks

Warehouse Assistant / Certificate 3/4 Fitness

3

Centre

Sione Mata'utia

Newcastle Knights

Certificate 4 Small Business Traineeship

4

Centre

Brendan Elliot

Sydney Roosters

Hospitality - Easts Leagues Club

5

Wing

Nene Macdonald

Sydney Roosters

Fulltime Training Squad - Roosters

6

Five-Eighth

Te Maire Martin

Wests Tigers

Telecommunications Trades Assistant

7

Half-Back

Drew Hutchison

St George Illawarra Dragons

Bachelor of Physical and Health Education

8

Prop

Andy Saunders

Penrith Panthers

Advanced Certificate of Nutrition

9

Hooker

Manaia Cherrington

Wests Tigers

Scaffolding / Certificate 4 in Fitness

10

Prop

Sam Lisone

New Zealand Warriors

Self Employed - Mentor/Coaching in Schools

11

Second-row

Nelson Asofa-Solomona

Melbourne Storm

Warehouse Labouring - Silk Contract logistics

12

Second-row

Tepai Moeroa

Parramatta Eels

Certificate 4 Youth Work - Tafe

13

Lock

Willis Meehan

Sydney Roosters

Fulltime Training Squad - Roosters

14

Interchange

Danny Levi

Newcastle Knights

Storeman - Hunter Pods

15

Interchange

Joseph Tapine

Newcastle Knights

Certificate 4 Small Business Traineeship

16

Interchange

Addin Fonua-Blake

St George Illawarra Dragons

Meat Packer - Aust Wholsale Meat / Cert 3/4 Fitness

17

Interchange

Kane Elgey

Gold Coast Titans

Landscape Gardener

 

Coach

Mick Crawley

Newcastle Knights